Although it won't be able to run OS X Mavericks until this fall, Apple used WWDC 2013 to introduce updates to the MacBook Air line with dramatically improved battery life and a new AirPort Extreme Base Station to power its 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
Now that Apple has made it clear that felines are on their way out with OS X Mavericks, the company showed off big improvements to the speed and performance of the next-generation Safari web browser that comes along with it.
It's been an interesting year for Apple since the last WWDC, with news about falling stock paired with news about the App Store hitting a 50 billion download milestone and the iPhone's strong showing domestically. But according to Apple CEO Tim Cook's introductory note for WWDC 2013, things are looking great for the Cupertino, California based tech giant.
Sunday night probably felt like Christmas Eve to many MacLife.com readers, because the 2013 edition of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) kicks off at 10am PST (1pm EST) on Monday, where it appears Cupertino will dazzle us with iOS 7, the next version of OS X and presumably other goodies that may or may not include a MacBook Air refresh. Be sure to come back and find out what they are with our full coverage of the event!
Streaming services seem to be big news this week as everyone tries to figure out how to capitalize on that space and be your next big content provider. Amazon picks up Netflix's spurned shows, while Hulu's on the auction block and seriously, are they really going to call it iRadio? That and more streaming your way after the jump.
Tuesday finally saw Apple pull the trigger on the latest update to OS X Mountain Lion, and as usual for Cupertino, the release notes barely scratched upon the biggest improvement: No more viewing iMessages out of order on the Mac! But Apple was busy on other fronts, satisfying local government with a report on its new Campus 2 project while preparation has begin for WWDC 2013. Read on to find out more details!
The days leading up to Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference are always a frenzied affair, a bundled mass of nerves and anticipation filled with rumors, spy shots and black-draped banners. It's only natural to expect big things from this year's keynote, but like any Apple event, people are sure to be disappointed. So before the big day arrives, I thought I'd help temper expectations a bit by breaking down the odds — with an emphasis on design, of course.
Are you a Vine user? If so, you're definitely not alone, as Twitter confirmed Monday the iPhone app currently has 13 million registered users -- a number likely to expand dramatically now that Android has been added to the mix. Speaking of apps, Apple's official WWDC app has been updated for next week's 2013 event, so let's cut to the chase and kick off today's recap...